Report: Popular Southern City Has Become the Most Moved-To in the USA in 2024

Myrtle Beach and Wilmington, two beautiful coastal cities in the Carolinas, have become the most popular places for Americans to move to in 2024, according to a new report from Fox News.

A recent report by PODS, a well-known moving and storage company, shows that more and more people are choosing to live in Southern states.

As PODS puts it, “We’re seeing more people move to the Southern Appalachian region, which includes states like North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama.”

The company says people are drawn to the Carolinas because of the “low cost of living, access to the outdoors, and a solid quality of life.”

But it’s not just the Carolinas that are attracting new residents.

Cities in Florida and popular retirement spots like Boise, Portland (ME), and Phoenix are also seeing a lot of people moving in.

This change in where people are moving to shows that Americans are focusing more on affordability, being close to nature, and having a balanced lifestyle.

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Even though Knoxville and Jacksonville dropped a spot from their 2023 rankings, they’re still very popular places to move to. The top 10 list of cities with the most move-ins in 2024 shows that these Southern and retirement-friendly places are still very appealing.

On the flip side, the cities that are seeing the most people move out are mostly expensive big cities.

Los Angeles is at the top of the list again, followed by San Francisco, Miami, and Long Island, NY.

PODS says people are leaving these places because of “rising rent prices, a housing struggle, high tax rates, and overcrowding.”

The difference between the most moved-to and moved-from cities shows the challenges and dreams that are driving Americans to pick up and move.

As people look for cheaper places to live, to be closer to nature, and to have a better quality of life, Southern states and smaller cities are becoming more and more attractive.

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At the same time, the fact that people are leaving expensive big cities shows how much we need to find solutions to the housing crisis and the growing money problems that residents are facing.